16, we will bless the four amphibious assault
vehicles na dumating and three new multi-purpose attack craft (MPAC),' Navy chief Vice Adm.
Robert Carruthers, an official with Science Applications International Corp., said the Marine Corps decided to instead invest funding into a newer vehicle program, forgoing efforts to modernize the decades-old amphibious assault
Caption: Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity engineers and technical experts tested various command and control systems in the afloat environment aboard the amphibious assault
ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) Sept.
The jet flew from the USS Essex amphibious assault
ship marking a major milestone as it is the most expensive plane in history.
The fighter launched from Wasp-class amphibious assault
ship USS Essex (LHD 2) as part of Essex Amphibious Ready Group.
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michelle Marquette is a communication officer aboard the amphibious assault
ship operating out of San Diego, California.
The America ARG consists of the amphibious assault
ship USS America (LHA 6), the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), operated with embarked 15th MEU, the "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, detachments from Assault Craft Unit 5, Naval Beach Group 1, Beachmaster Unit 1, Fleet Surgical Team 1 and Tactical Air Control Squadron 11.
They have branded plans to axe 2,000 of our 6,580 marines and two amphibious assault
ships "militarily illiterate".
Speculation about the loss of 1,000 marines and a threat to the Royal Navy's two Albion-class amphibious assault
ships, HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark, came amid the National Security Capability Review (NSCR).
Tonnerre (Thunder), the amphibious assault
helicopter-carrier of the Marine Nationale (the French Navy), is docked at Mina Salman port and leaves tomorrow.
The exercise's amphibious capability was based around 300 US marines embarked in the San Antonio/LPD 17-class amphibious assault
ship USS Arlington.
The amphibious assault
ship Wasp, seen here in late July, is in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya.
The Brazilian marine corps recently negotiated a contract for 23 upgraded amphibious assault
vehicles to be delivered in 2017.